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Safety Training for Office and Administrative Employees

Find out how to access required and recommended safety training for office and administrative employees.

Nearly half of all campus accidents occur in office settings. Safety training can help you make your workplace a safe place.

Supervisor responsibilities

Individual supervisors must identify job-specific hazards and make sure their employees attend required and recommended safety training for the type of work they perform.


Required

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

Required for all employees receiving compensation from UCSD. You need to attend only once in your career. This is instructor-led training.

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Computer Ergonomics Tier 1 Self Evaluation and Training

Required for staff represented by Coalition of University Employees (CUE) who work more than 60% of their normal work schedule at a video display terminal. This is an eCourse.

Recommended for any employee who works at the computer for 4 or more hours per day and those who supervise them. Also intended for those who want more in-depth information on ergonomic principles in order to identify and perform basic interventions for workers at computer workstations.

Based on your answers, this Web-based tutorial makes recommendations to increase your comfort and reduce risk of injury.

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Recommended

Dealing with Emergencies at UCSD

Recommended for all employees who wish to learn about basic preparedness procedures and resources, or their department's role in UCSD's Emergency Operations Plan. This is instructor-led training.

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Ergonomic Training

Recommended for those who work at a computer for 4 or more hours per day and those who supervise them.

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Recommended for employees who work with hazardous materials, equipment, or processes associated with a high risk of fire. This is instructor-led training.

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Maintaining a Healthy Back

Recommended for employees who move or lift equipment or heavy loads. This is an eCourse.

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Risk Management: Cars and Property - Your Personal Risks

Recommended for employees driving personal, UC, or rental vehicles for university business; taking UC property off campus; and/or bringing personal property onto the premises. This is instructor-led training.

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Risk Management: Your Role in Managing Departmental Exposures

Recommended for business officers, human resources contacts, and supervisors who are involved in decisions that affect their department's exposures and costs. This is instructor-led training.

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